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  • Investors: Get used to oil at $45   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Investors: Get used to oil at $45

    Discussing oil and volatility in U.S. equity markets, Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel, discusses strategy and says investors should get used to oil at $45 per barrel.

  • Jan 12- A group of hedge fund creditors of Caesars Entertainment Corp sought on Monday to force its main operating unit into bankruptcy and to appoint an independent examiner to investigate what they allege was the plundering of the company. The involuntary bankruptcy petition was filed by affiliates of Appaloosa Management, Oaktree Capital Management and...

  • Private equity kings ready for another big year Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
    Private Equity Growth Capital Council President and CEO Steve Judge speaks during an interview in New York.

    CNBC.com asked private equity experts for key themes to watch in the new year.

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Hedge funds have raised the number of their bets on a rise in the price of Brent crude to the highest since July, data showed on Monday, as speculators position for a possible rebound in oil prices following a near 60 percent collapse. Funds and other large speculators have been adding to positions betting on higher prices since October, even as prices...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Hedge funds have raised their bets on a rise in the price of Brent crude to the highest since July, data from ICE showed on Monday, as speculators position for a possible rebound in oil prices following the near 60 percent collapse in the last seven months. That is the biggest net long, or the difference between bets on rising and falling prices, since...

  • Roughly two years after promising to donate his personal winnings from his controversial $1 billion bet against nutritional and weight-loss company Herbalife Ltd., the hedge fund titan is making good on the pledge with a $10 million donation to a scholarship charity, his foundation said. Herbalife stock closed 2015' s first week of trading down 12 percent at...

  • RENOWNED OIL TRADER ANDY HALL'S ASTENBECK HEDGE FUND GAINS 10 PCT IN 2014 FOR BEST YEAR SINCE 2010- INVESTOR LETTER.

  • Jan 8- New York's financial regulator sent a subpoena to the Medley Opportunity Fund II last week as he investigates the hedge fund's ties to payday lending, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of Department of Financial Services, is seeking records from the fund on its investments in payday lenders,...

  • Jan 8- New York's financial regulator sent a subpoena to the Medley Opportunity Fund II last week as he investigates the hedge fund's ties to payday lending, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of Department of Financial Services, is seeking records from the fund on its investments in payday lenders,...

  • U.S. hedge fund plans to take on big pharma over patents Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 12:59 PM ET

    OSLO, Jan 7- U.S. hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, who won fame for predicting the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008, plans to take on some of the world's biggest drug producers by challenging the patents of their top brands, he said on Wednesday. Bass, the founder of Dallas- based Hayman Capital Management, L.P., said some drug firms were hanging onto patents in...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Energy hedge fund Andurand Capital returned 38 percent in 2014 betting on the collapse in oil prices, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, emerging as one of the biggest winners from the near halving in crude since June. French fund manager Pierre Andurand, who made his name in 2008 by calling the sharp rise and subsequent collapse in oil...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Oil hedge fund Andurand Capital returned 37.9 percent in 2014 betting on lower crude prices, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, emerging as one of the biggest winners from the near halving in prices since June. French fund manager Pierre Andurand, who made his name in 2008 by calling the sharp rise and subsequent collapse in oil prices...

  • How global problems aid US equities   Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    How global problems aid US equities

    Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, discusses the impact of global disturbances on U.S. equities.

  • Jan 4- A U.S. hedge fund founder was found shot to death in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday, and New York police are seeking his son for questioning, authorities said. Thomas Gilbert, 70, founder of the Wainscott Capital Partners Fund, was shot once in the head around 3:30 p.m. EST inside his apartment bedroom, police said in a statement. Gilbert, a graduate of...

  • U.S. equities are still 'king'   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    U.S. equities are still 'king'

    Is the U.S. equity market due for a small correction anytime soon? Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com weighs in on the debate.

  • Will geopolitics be a big risk for 2015?   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:35 AM ET
    Will geopolitics be a big risk for 2015?

    The markets will always react to geopolitical issues due to its uncertainty, yet Hilary Kramer, president and chief investment officer at A&G Capital remains bullish, as the markets keep thriving through any big issue like Ebola or ISIS.

  • Is the oil price drop good U.S. equity markets?   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:25 AM ET
    Is the oil price drop good U.S. equity markets?

    US equity markets are relative to the oil price drop, and can be really good for U.S. equity markets in the long run, according to Anthony Chan, chief economist at J.P. Morgan Chase.

  • A lacklustre FTSE 100   Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    A lacklustre FTSE 100

    The U.K.'s FTSE 100 was disappointing in terms of performance in the equity market. Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders explains why.

  • BOSTON, Dec 30- Wealthy investors are poised to put at least $90 billion into hedge funds next year, even after returns have largely been lackluster this year, research firm eVestment said on Tuesday. The short answer is yes, "they wrote, adding" We expect asset flows into hedge funds of at least between $90 billion and $110 billion in 2015. "Hedge funds manage roughly...

  • Dec 19- The biggest investor in Meredith Whitney's hedge fund has demanded his money back and two executives have left in the past month, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the firm. Chief Financial Officer Andrew Turchin has also exited, Bloomberg said, quoting the source. Whitney's fund started trading in November 2013 with about $50 million...